Girls Aloud star Nicola Roberts has split from Charlie Fennell, her partner of six years, according to reports.
Throughout their relationship, Nicola and Charlie made just a handful of public appearances, however, they haven’t been spotted together in the last six months.
Nicola and Charlie in 2010
Now, a source has reportedly confirmed their split to the Mirror, telling the paper: “Nicola and Charlie split at the tail end of last year.
“They just kind of grew apart – they had a great run but they both felt their relationship had come to an end.”
According to the source, Nicola is happy flying solo and is concentrating on her music career.
"She’s been back out partying loads and is really enjoying making new friends and being out at showbiz parties,” the source continues.
“She’s definitely still single, and she’s not looking to settle down quite so much so soon.
"Especially now she’s back in the studio working on new material – she’s really focusing on her career right now.
“She’s really happy at the moment and they have both moved on with their lives.”
Nicola attended Cheryl's wedding party alone
The couple moved in together in 2010, and have two dogs that Nicola once called her “substitute sons”.
The other members of Girls Aloud are currently all loved-up and Kimberley Walsh is expecting her first child later this year.
Nadine Coyle gave birth to her first baby in February and Sarah Harding is currently in a relationship with DJ Mark One.
Then there’s Cheryl Cole, who recently announced her marriage to Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini after a whirlwind three month romance.
Nicola and Kimberly both attended Cheryl and JB's London wedding party, which followed their secret Mustique ceremony.
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